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Latest news from Longwarjournal.org -Military feed

  1. Hezbollah has ‘about 7,000 fighters’ in Syria, US says

    The State Department says there "are reportedly about 7,000 Hezbollah fighters in Syria." They have been deployed to the country to bolster Bashar al Assad's…
  2. Analysis: Saudi Arabia’s troubling educational curriculum

    On July 19, Dr. David Andrew Weinberg testified before Congress concerning the incitement found in Saudi Arabia’s government-published textbooks for school children. He argued that such incitement is not just a moral issue or a human rights issue, but also a national security i…
  3. How many fighters does the Islamic State still have in Libya?

    The State Department's newly released Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 says that "many members" of the Islamic State's Libyan branch fanned out across the country after the battle for Sirte last year. Sirte had served as the group's stronghold inside…
  4. State Department: Pakistan continues to provide safe haven for Taliban, allied jihadists

    The State Department's newly released Country Reports on Terrorism says that Pakistan "did not take substantial action against the Afghan Taliban," including the Haqqani Network, in 2016. The Taliban's leadership has long had a presence in…
  5. Afghan military calls for Pakistan to launch operations on ‘terrorist centers’ throughout country

    The Pakistan military recoiled after Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense called on Pakistan to launched operations against "terrorist centers" throughout the country, including in the Pakistani cities of Lahore and…